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MCI SALES AND SERVICE, INC., F/K/A HAUSMAN BUS SALES, INC. AND MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V., F/K/A DINA AUTOBUSES, S.A. DE C.V. v. JAMES HINTON, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF DOLORES HINTON, DECEASED, ET AL.

Oral argument was held on March 24, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 17, 2010. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 5 articles about this case.

January 3, 2011

2010 Arbitration Case Law: Texas Supreme Court

from Disputing

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The Court has issued opinions:

December 23, 2010

Texas Justices disagree with W.Va. ruling

from The West Virginia Record

December 23, 2010

A busy week for tort law, and one new grant [Dec. 17, 2010]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 5 other cases.

December 22, 2010

Supreme Court of Texas Holds Non-Binding Mediation Renders a Debtor a “Settling Person”

from Disputing

February 12, 2010

Three per curiams and six new grants [orders of Feb. 12, 2010]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 8 other cases.

Opinions

December 17, 2010

Guzman
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Medina
Johnson
Willett
Lehrmann

Justice Guzman delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Hecht, Justice Wainwright, Justice Medina, Justice Johnson, Justice Willett, and Justice Lehrmann joined, and in which Chief Justice Jefferson joined as to Parts I and II. PDF

Jefferson

Chief Justice Jefferson delivered an opinion, dissenting in part. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:10th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reversed and Remanded
COA Docket No.:10-06-00256-CV&10-08-00353-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable William R. Vance

Trial Court

Trial Court:170th District Court
County:McLennan
Trial Judge:Honorable Jim Meyer
Trial Docket:2003-2308-4

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-05-25 Document filed (see remarks)  
2011-03-23 Notice received  
2011-03-03 Case Stored  
2011-02-11 Mandate issued  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between December 17, 2010 and February 11, 2011.  
2010-12-17 Opinion issued Issued
2010-12-17 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2010-12-17 Opinion issued Issued
2010-12-17 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2010-12-17 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2010-12-17 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed/remanded to trial court
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 17, 2010 and December 17, 2010.  
2010-09-17 Letter Filed  
2010-09-16 Document filed (see remarks)  
2010-09-16 Letter brief  
2010-08-24 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-08-24 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2010-08-12 Additional citations received.  
2010-07-01 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2010-06-10 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 13, 2010 and June 10, 2010.  
2010-04-13 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-04-09 Post submission brief filed  
2010-03-30 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2010-03-24 Oral argument  
2010-03-24 Oral argument  
2010-03-24 Oral argument  
2010-03-23 Exhibits in case/cause filed  
2010-03-19 Additional citations received.  
2010-02-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-02-24 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-02-12 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2010-02-12 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2010-02-12 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2010-02-12 Petition for Review granted
2010-02-12 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2010-02-12 Petition for Review granted
2010-02-12 Set for Submission Case set for oral argument
2010-02-12 Petition for Review granted
2010-02-12 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2010-01-08 Response to Motion filed  
2009-12-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2009-12-11 Miscellaneous Motion  
2009-10-30 Case Record Filed  
2009-10-16 Reply Brief  
2009-10-16 Reply Brief  
2009-10-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-10-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-10-12 Call received  
2009-09-29 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-09-29 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-09-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-09-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-09-03 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-09-02 Brief on the Merits  
2009-09-02 Appendix Filed  
2009-09-02 Brief on the Merits  
2009-07-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-07-17 Cases consolidated by Supreme Court  
2009-07-17 Motion to Consolidate disposed Filing granted
2009-07-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-07-15 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2009-07-09 Document filed (see remarks)  
2009-07-07 Appendix Filed  
2009-07-03 Petition for Review #3 (Petitioner)  
2009-07-03 Motion to Consolidate filed  
2009-07-02 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2009-07-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2009-06-16 Reply to Response  
2009-06-11 Reply to Response  
2009-06-08 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2009-06-05 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2009-06-01 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2009-05-22 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2009-04-30 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2009-03-31 Case forwarded to Court
2009-03-31 Case forwarded to Court
2009-03-25 Petition for Review #2  
2009-03-25 Appendix Filed  
2009-03-16 Call received  
2009-02-25 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2009-02-25 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2009-01-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2009-01-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Motor Coach Industries Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
Mr. James R. Dunnam
Mr. Darrell L. Barger
Mr. John C. Dacus
Mr. Michael A. Choyke
Ms. Wanda McKee Fowler
Mr. Chad Michael Forbes
Mr. Thomas C. Wright
Petitioner
MCI Sales and Service, Inc.
Mr. Michael A. Choyke
Mr. Thomas C. Wright
Ms. Wanda McKee Fowler
Mr. Darrell L. Barger
Mr. John C. Dacus
Petitioner
Hinton, James
Mr. Stephen E. Harrison II
Mr. William Guy Arnot III
Mr. Justin Joseph Presnal
Mr. Wayne Fisher
Mr. Craig T. Enoch
Mr. Thomas K. Brown
Mr. Timothy M. Sulak
Respondent
 
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